High Incidence Needs Team (HINT)

The High Incidence Needs Team (HINT) consists of teachers who are specialists in the areas of:

  • Communication and Interaction
    • Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN)
    • Complex Social Communication (CSC)
    • Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC)
  • Physical and Medical Needs
  • Cognition and Learning
    • General learning difficulties
    • Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)

The team provide assessment, advice, recommendations and support to schools and settings providing for children and young people aged 4-25 years with High Incidence Needs.

The team has a useful Resource Pack for teaching staff working with children and young people with SEND:

This outlines strategies to use with children with a range of different needs including speech and language, listening and memory, autism and working memory.


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